[PATCH] Additional pci-id for the nv driver
jcristau at debian.org
Tue Jan 27 13:32:32 PST 2009
On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 13:36 -0800, Aaron Plattner wrote:
> Why is it using PCI ID match tables in the first place, and why does
> NVKnownChipsets matter? The server already has an autoconfig mechanism
> where it can fall back gracefully if the driver reports a given chip as
> unsupported or it fails to initialize for whatever reason.
It will only fall back gracefully if there's no xorg.conf, so we're
using a pci id match table to pick a driver for now. It's not ideal,
but works for most cases until we can stop generating an xorg.conf
altogether (which should be soon).
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